Darien Lake settles with family of amputee who died from roller coaster fall

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James T. Hackemer’s two young girls will be the primary beneficiaries of a seven-figure settlement of his wrongful-death suit against the Darien Lake amusement park where he fell from a roller coaster. Hackemer, a double amputee, was ejected from the ride in July, 2011. The Department of Labor blamed the accident on "operator error."

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